Revised process issued for Non-Standard Flight applications in place of the Airspace User Portal
30 April 2020
NATS has issued further guidance for those using the Airspace User Portal (AUP), following news of the portal’s suspension as of 30 April 2020. The suspension was announced earlier this month in response to the impact felt by the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent restrictions.
Last year and last decade busiest ever for air traffic
03 March 2020
2019 was another record year for air traffic with 2,580,214 flights managed by NATS in UK airspace, an increase of 0.9% from 2018. The last decade also proved to be record breaking, with air traffic increasing by 13.3% between 2009 and 2019.
British public positive about aviation despite environmental concerns
02 January 2020
An overwhelming majority of the British public (81%) have a positive view of aviation, which they see as important both personally, and to the UK economy as a whole. This is according to recent research from NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic navigation services and Savanta ComRes (a leading research consultancy).